Six artists not to miss during Day One (Friday October 2nd) of Weekend One at the Austin City Limits Festival

  • Larry Heath
  • October 2, 2015
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An epic weekend of music is ahead for fans attending the 14th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas, USA – and those of us at home will get the chance to see quite a few of the performances ourselves thanks to the live stream. Each day there is a myriad of incredible performances to choose from – and here are our picks for the first day of the first weekend of the incredible event.

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas

2pm on the BMI Stage

Easily one of the most exciting up and coming artists set to play the event…

Royal Blood

2pm on the Samsung Stage

Still touring their much acclaimed debut LP, Royal Blood, the UK band are at the top of their game right now – delivering high powered festival sets that are only getting better. We apologise for giving you a clash so early in the day – do try and see half an hour of each!

Leon Bridges

4pm on the Honda Stage

The soul runs strong in Leon Bridges – one of the most exciting emerging acts in the world right now. Don’t miss your chance to see Leon before he becomes one of the biggest acts in the world!

Brand New

5pm on the HomeAway Stage

We’re finally starting to get snippets of the long awaited follow-up to 2009’s Daisy at their shows. As much as we love the old jams, it’s all the more exciting knowing we might be getting a taste of what’s coming next! Here’s the only recording we have so far:

Brandon Flowers

6pm on the Honda Stage

Brandon recently treated fans at the Life is Beautiful festival to a surprise Killers reunion. Will he deliver a similar set at ACL? We couldn’t say, but either way his sets have been very well received – it should make for a highlight of the day either way!

Foo Fighters

8pm on the Samsung Stage

Because, obviously. Dave of Thrones on the Broken Leg tour… before he’s out of the cast, don’t miss what is set to be a unique Foo Fighters experience.

And also look out for Australia very well represented by Tame Impala – who are no strangers to the event, Billy Idol, Run The Jewels, Gary Clark Jr. and much, much more…

Austin City Limits takes place in Austin, Texas this weekend October 2nd to 4th and then repeats next weekend 9th to 11th for an almost identical lineup. Can’t make the festival this weekend or next? Tune in to the live stream all weekend for select performances! More details about that, and the festival, are available on their official website:


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Larry Heath

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